Between Declared Feminism and Hidden Misogyny

Wonder Woman

Back in the ‘30s, the screen appeared to be taken over by male superheroes. William M. Marston thought he should challenge the status quo, and created what proved to be his most treasured legacy: Wonder Woman (well, that and some key elements of the nowadays polygraph, but that’s not the point here). His creation inspired […]

Alcohol

Charles Bukowski

It is said that you cannot be a poet and drink Coca-Cola. Charles Bukowski knew this lesson, so that is why many legends started circulating about his love for alcohol – and, without a doubt, many of them are true. But was it necessarily a vice that would have brought any other man’s downfall? Or […]

The Munsters: The Meaning of Beauty

Marilyn Mundane/Munster

In a week’s time we will celebrate 50 years since the first episode from The Munsters was aired for the first time on CBS. It wasn’t at all an original concept (since The Adams Family debuted just a week before), but the smaller details made it a cult classic. The series borrowed many things from […]